ComEd Vault Fire Sends Thick Smoke Into Downtown Streets, Cuts Power To BuildingsSeveral downtown buildings were left without power Thursday after an underground electrical fire in a ComEd vault.
Security Concerns Grow After At Least 5 Attacks On Red Line In And Around Downtown AreaSecurity concerns were mounting this New Year’s Day after a series of robberies and attacks in the CTA Red Line subway in and around the downtown area.
FBI Agents Descend On Lombard HomeFBI agents were at a home late Thursday afternoon in Lombard.
Red Line Rerouted After Person Is Hit, Killed By Train At HarrisonRed Line trains were halted and then rerouted Thursday afternoon after someone was hit and killed by a train at the Harrison stop.
Four Hurt In West Garfield Park FireFirefighters responded to a fire in the attic of a 2 1/2-story house in the 4000 block of West Harrison Street shortly after 7 a.m.
Man Wounded In Lawndale ShootingThe 30-year-old was sitting in a vehicle in the 3800 block of West Harrison Street when he heard shots and realized he’d been struck in the right thigh, police said.
Police Warn Of Robberies On West SidePolice are warning residents of a series of robberies over the past two weeks in the West Garfield Park and East Garfield Park neighborhoods on the West Side.
One Killed, One Wounded In Gary ShootingAbout 9 p.m., a male with a gunshot wound was driven to Methodist Hospital Northlake and told investigators the shooting happened in the area of the 4500 to 4700 blocks of Harrison Street, according to a statement from Gary police.
Boy, 16, Shot And Killed In GaryThe 16-year-old, identified as Rashaud Lewis, was shot in the 2300 block of Harrison Street in Gary, the Lake County coroner’s office said in a statement. Lewis lived in the 1000 block of West 22nd Avenue, which is about a half-mile from the shooting.
Body Pulled From Chicago RiverPolice Marine Unit officers responded to the area near the 400 block of West Harrison Street about 6:05 p.m. after a 911 caller reported seeing something in the water.
Suspect Charged In 2013 Shooting That Critically Wounded ManJamel Crowder, 20, faces felony counts of attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.
Two, Including Cop, Injured In Extra-Alarm Fire On West SideThe officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.
Man Shot Two Blocks Away From Police StationA man was shot three times in the back Wednesday night about three blocks away from a police station on the West Side.
UIC Student Robbed Blocks From CampusA University of Illinois at Chicago student was robbed at gunpoint several blocks west of the main campus this week.
Nevada Man Arrested When Weapons Found In Luggage At Greyhound StationA Nevada man was arrested Saturday when he admitted that there were weapons and ammunition in his baggage during a security check at the Greyhound bus station in the West Loop.